WICHITA, Kan., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies working in specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting, crane and rigging, manufacturing and rental operations can save money with CLC Lodging's workforce travel solutions on display at the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) Annual Conference this week. The event continues through Saturday in San Diego, Calif.
Now, more than ever, SC&RA members will need to find ways to cut lodging costs. According to Smith Travel Research, "The U.S. hotel industry's average daily rate increased by more than 4% for the first time in 2011 during the week of March 20-26, 2011."
With its consolidated purchasing power of 9 million room nights annually at over 10,000 hotels, CLC negotiates lodging rates that are lower than customers can get on their own, typically 20% to 40% less than hotels' Lowest Published Rates.
"Whether your company has drivers, rigging crews, operators, field service technicians or other workforce travelers, CLC Lodging will deliver 20-40% off on hotels," says Alex Calder, CLC's National Sales Representative. "Dozens of SC&RA member companies have become CLC Lodging clients over the years and are reaping the benefits of CLC's customized lodging program."
Larger retail organizations benefit from CLC Lodging's broader suite of workforce travel solutions to save companies time and money. Services include streamlined hotel payment, contracted rate compliance, cost coding, detailed reporting and custom hotel contracting. Employees gain 24/7/365 access to CLC Lodging's Traveler Support Center.
CLC Lodging provides a hotel savings card that smaller companies use to save 20% to 40% on workforce travel at over 10,000 hotels nationwide. The savings card allows walk-in availability, requires no minimum usage and includes 24/7/365 access to CLC Lodging's Traveler Support Center.
To start saving on company lodging, call (866) 362-0739, e-mail: email@example.com or visit CLC at Booth 52 during SC&RA. Smaller companies can sign up now for CLC's hotel savings card at http://www.checkinncard.com.
CLC also will attend the 13th Annual Electric Power Conference and Exhibition, May 10-12, in Rosemont, Ill.
CLC Lodging (http://www.clclodging.com) is a division of FleetCor, the Global Fleet Card Company. CLC has more than 30 years experience as a leading provider of lodging management programs to businesses, serving thousands of clients in North America. CLC's clients purchase more than 9 million room nights annually across CLC's proprietary network of thousands of hotels.
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